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. >> president barack obama formally accepted the democrat's nomination last night. we have more on the finale of the dnc. good morning. >> good morning. the president barack obama that spoke last night was very different than state senator obama in 2004 and candidate obama in 2008. right off of the bat, he said the times have changed and so i have. his message of hope and change was still there, but it had clearly evolved since he has taken the oval office four years ago. >> 8 years later that hope has been tested. by the cost of war, by one of the worst economic crisis and history and political gridlock that left us wondering if it is still possible to tackle the challenges of our time. i will not pretend that the path i'm offering is quick or easy. i never have. you didn't elect me it tell me what you wanted to hear, you elected me it tell you the truth. [ applause ] the truth is, it will take more than a few years if also to solve challenges that have built up over decades. know this, america, our problems can be solved. hour challenges can be met. the path we offer may be harder, but the
in a few minutes at 6:12. >>> tonight president obama will formally accept the democratic nomination for reelection. wednesday it was a former president who was in the spotlight. >> people are still talking about president clinton's speech in charlotte last night. kristin fisher is live in our satellite center with the latest on the democratic national convention. good morning, kristin. >> reporter: good morning. bill clinton was classic clinton last night. he ignored the teleprompter, improvised lines and even though he did take the stage earlier than expected, he still ran late. he delivered a 48-minute long prime time speech, a speech that was longer than his infamous convention keynote address in 1988 but the delegates loved it. >> no president, no president, not me, not any of my spread sorors, no one could have fully repaired all the damage that he found in just four years. when congressman ryan looked into that tv camera and attacked president obama's medicare savings as, quote, the biggest, coldest power play, i didn't know where to laugh or cry. -- whether to laugh or cry be
michele obama will deliver his speech tonight. maryland governor martin o'malley will also speak in prime time. as susan mcginnis reports, a misstep by the maryland governor has thrown democrats off message. >> reporter: the stage has been built, the party platform released and democrats are ready to kick off their 2012 convention. >> this has been such a historic time, i couldn't imagine not coming. >> reporter: but as the festivities begin, republicans won't let go of the question are americans better off than they were four years ago. >> they can't tell you that you're better off. >> reporter: the obama team opened the door to the attacks when some, including maryland governor martin o'malley had trouble answering the question. >> can you honestly say that people are better off today than they were four years ago? >> no, but that's not the question of this election. >> reporter: republicans pounced saying that's proof president obama's policies aren't working. since then the democrats regrouped and came out swinging. >> you want to know why we're better off? i've got a little bumper st
. michele obama was certainly the star on opening night, but there were also two big name politicians from our area. former virginia governor tim kaine and maryland governor martin o'malley. the first lady, she never mentioned romney by name. that wasn't her job. she was focusing on her husband. but governor o'malley, he had no problem attacking the republican ticket. listen. >> mitt romney and paul ryan now say they want to take america back. and we have to ask, back to what? back to the failed policies that drove us into this deep recession? back to the days of record job losses? back to the days when insurance companies called being a woman a pre-existing condition? >> reporter: you can see governor martin o'malley spent a lot of his speech talking about health care and the economy. kaine called him a tough leader who puts results over ideology. >> he's -- he said he would end the war in iraq and he has. he said he'd draw down troops in afghanistan and today every single virginia national guard unit is home for the first time in a decade and we're so happy. >> reporter: coming up on nig
they want answered. susan mcginnis has the story from charlotte. >> reporter: president obama continues his march to charlotte with a campaign stop in ohio today. but a member of the republican ticket will reach north carolina first. vice presidential candidate paul ryan campaigns in greenville today and will come armed with one question. are you better off today than you were four years ago? >> the. needs to explain why he didn't do what he said he was going to do. >> reporter: democrats say let's not forget just how bad things were four years ago. >> in the quarter before the president took office, we lost three million jobs. our country was bleeding. our financial system was on the verge of collapse. we were passing bank bailouts to ensure that our system could stay afloat. that's what was happening before the president took office. >> reporter: and president obama's aides say republicans failed to offer solutions at their convention last week. >> it was a week of personal attacks, empty platitudes, and the one thing you were left with is they really think lying is a virtue. >> reporter:
to president obama, people have accused elected officials of using these anniversaries for political gain, especially during a presidential campaign. there's also a sense after the big ten-year anniversary last year, perhaps it's time to scale back these big commemorative events and allow the victims' families to have more privacy, more intimacy. so this year politicians have been banned from speaking at the ground zero ceremony, and that includes president obama. instead he will be attending a private ceremony at the pentagon memorial. he will also be speaking with wounded soldiers at walter reed. here is white house spokesperson jay carney. >> he certainly hopes and knows that americans across the country will take a moment to reflect upon the events of september 11, 2001, and all that our country has been through together since then. >> reporter: it was 11 years ago this morning that that third plane crashed into the pentagon right at 9:37 a.m. at that exact moment this morning, there will be a moment of silence at arlington national cemetery. there will also be that private ceremony a
. but it was a statement from the embassy in egypt that set off a political firestorm between the obama and romney campaigns. mitt romney responded in a statement saying, it's disgraceful that the obama administration's first response was not to condemn attacks on our diplomatic missions but to sympathize with those who wage the attacks. an obama campaign spokesman responded to romney saying we are shocked that governor romney would choose to launch a political attack. in washington, susan mcginnis, 9news now. >> secretary of state hillary clinton adds, the united states does working with other nations -- is working with other nairgses around the world to -- nations around the world to make sure our embassies and workers are safe. >>> prince george's county police are talking with students and staff, will be this morning at central high school. they're trying to find out if anyone had any problems with 18- year-old marckel ross. the junior was shot and killed yesterday morning as he was walking to school. kristin fisher is live outside central high school with the latest on the investigation this
bernanke called the feds' intervention confirmation that president obama's policies have not worked. we should be creating wealth romney said in a statement, not printing dollars. republicans also fear that bernanke may have timed this effort to increase highing as -- hiring as an election-year gift to the president. bernanke rejected that notion saying the timing was related to a clearly stag significant economy, not politics. >> the fed might not be done yet. bernanke left open the possibility the fed could take more steps to encourage borrowing and financial risk taking. >>> it is 6:15. howard is here with another stellar forecast. >> it's going to be a great weekend. bluemont has their big fair going on. the mystics have their big game sunday. >> against liberty. >> let's talk weather. we have a nice morning out there now once again. a great week. will finish great. and even right through the weekend we'll keep some nice weather around. your bus stop forecast, a couple of patches of fog. that's about the big issue this morning. otherwise partly cloudy, a mix of sun and clouds out th
of 9/11. here is secretary of state senator clinton followed by president obama. >> how could this happen in a country we helped liberate, in a city we helped save. >> make no mistake. we will work with the libyan government to bring to justice the killers who attacked our people. >> my name is chris stevens, and i'm the new u.s. ambassador to libya. >> reporter: the obama administration has started the search for the people who killed ambassador stevens and the three other state department officers killed in tuesday's attack. they're bringing in the marines, unmanned drones and two warships armed with cruise missiles. they're taking position just off the libyan coast. the situation escalating rapidly. i will be monitoring it throughout the next half-hour and bring you an update at 6:30. >> we'll see you then, kristin live in our satellite center this morning. >>> the film behind all of these protests is called "innocence of muslims." it's an amateur movie made in california. it portrays the prophet muhammad as a fool and has sexually explicit situations in it. it was posted o
of people at risk. >>> check out this video, a pizza shop owner in florida lifting president obama off the ground. he is a republican but he does support the president. >>> the navy seal talking about the killing of osama bin laden says the mission wasn't only about killing the terrorist mastermind. >> he said bin laden was killed because it was unclear if he was armed. he outlines that in his new book "no easy day ." >> is there ever a point mark in which you shook hands with each other, slapped each other on the back? >> once we landed everybody kind of hugged and high fived and took a couple of photos and it was our five minute hey, cool. we pulled this off, good job. and then it was back to work. >> in his book, owen describes how they loaded the body on to a pickup truck and brought it to where the head of the joint operations command was waiting. they unzipped the bag. standing nearby was the cia analyst who had spent years on bin laden's trail. >> miss 100%. the woman who told you she was 100% certain they had osama bin laden. >> right. we are all in the hangar. immediately we s
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